[Yum] I think I found a glitch in yum
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Jan 29 03:44:09 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 22:27, Ralph Shumaker wrote:
> I'm on Red Hat 9 running yum-2.0.3-0.fdr.1.rh90 over a dialup.
> I monitor the download progress by "ls -l
> /var/cache/yum/redhat-updates/packages/filename*.rpm". (A download
> indicator would be nice, expecially if it includes the target size. I
> currently have to surf the net during the download to find the size it's
> going to end up being. In addition to the progress indicator for the
> rpm currently being downloaded, it would be nice if yum also reports how
> many rpms are awaiting download after the current one finishes. Of
> course, the download indicator would be totally not necessary for any
> download time projected to be 30 seconds or less. But this is only an
> enhancement request. The glitch I'm experiencing is just below.)
long parenthetical expression there.
yum 2.0.4 has a progress indicator. Upgrade.
> Occasionally, someone needs to use the phone. Connection breaks for 5
> minutes or so. Connection re-established, but "ls -l
> /var/.../filename*.rpm" reports no further growth. (I waited somewhere
> around 5 minutes for it to resume.
> I have no way of nudging yum to continue. I have no way to stop yum
> except to find its pid and kill -9 it.
> Then, restarting, yum does not resume the download, but discards it and
> begins anew.
restarting from failed downloads is not something that I have planned
any time soon.
> I'm not subscribed to any yum list. Need I be to see responses to this
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